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Confections

Crossing Over

Crossing Over

I think you’ve crossed over into obsession once you start creating recipes for the frosting you want to use. Though, this isn’t exactly frosting as much as it’s an amazing concoction disguised as an overload of sugar.  All types of sneaky fingers will find their way into this […]

Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

I just need one thing on Valentine’s Day: lots and lots of chocolate! Lots and lots of chocolate! I don’t care how you give it to me, just give me lots and lots of CHOCOLATE! Chocolate Peppermint Mousse  The peppermint flavor in this mousse lends a cool, and […]

Paying Homage

Paying Homage

A new year always brings about ridiculous resolutions that never stick, and wild claims and accusations about becoming a “new you” – as if something was wrong with the person you were 30 seconds ago. While growth and knowledge increase our experience and understanding, our […]

Itsy Bitsy Spider

Itsy Bitsy Spider

Halloween is nearly upon us. I don’t know about you, but we haven’t decided on our costumes yet! Scratch that, we had, but couldn’t find costumes small enough for the little ones in our family… so it’s back to the drawing board with only a […]

Easy Treats

Easy Treats

If you are like me, you need a treat more than just every once in a while. I always remember being this way. I don’t know if this desire originated from growing up with Type 1 juvenile diabetes and having to sit out every school […]

12 days of Christmas

12 days of Christmas

My 12 days of Christmas were spent buried under 30 inches of snow. Literally. Working for an airline whose hub and major routes fall between Boston, New York City, and the entire Northeast, JetBlue Airways, we felt the literal effects of snowpocalypse/snowicane/snOMG; call it what […]

Shop Till You Drop

Shop Till You Drop

Tom and Lucy’s Art Shoppe!!Open For Business – All Weekend Boutique Location: Ivory Ridge Swim and Tennis Club 32 East Clubview Lane Lehi, Utah 84043 Boutique Hours: Thursday: April 22nd, 1 pm – 9 pm Friday: April 23rd, 9:30 am – 8 pm Girls Night […]

Where We Jet

Where We Jet

JetBlue currently jets across the US and Caribbean with destinations totaling 60; we affectionatly refer to them as Blue Cities. Several can be found in California, the Caribbean, down south in Florida, up in New England, back home in the Northwest, and homegrown in Texas. […]

How to Make Irish Potatoes

How to Make Irish Potatoes

Saint Patrick’s Day Irish Candy Potatoes are an old tradition originating from a Philadelphia Confectionery. The candy is comprised of whipped divinity and candy cream which is shaped like a certain tube shaped vegetable and then dipped in cocoa powder and cinnamon. Some versions use […]

How to M.A.K.E. Your Own Awesome Candies

How to M.A.K.E. Your Own Awesome Candies

Last year I blogged about how to make your own Candy Chocolates; chocolate coated, candy cream flavored centers in a two part series. This year…. Accept your invitation over at Bloom, for a bigger and better tutorial. It’s not too late for Valentine’s Day!Head over […]